Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Agile Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Project Management over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Project Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 187 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Project Management 21 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.39% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.47% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 2
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £460 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% +32.85% -30.75%
10th Percentile £437 £391 £274
90th Percentile £543 £908 £414
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Agile Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Agile Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Agile Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Project Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Management in the West Midlands

Agile Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 9 £534 +21.36%
Shropshire +22 5 £521 +4.25%
Agile Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Agile Project Management.

1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) User Stories
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Service Design
6 3 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 1 (4.76%) Legal
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.76%) Process Management
8 1 (4.76%) Web Services
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.76%) SOA
8 1 (4.76%) SMS
8 1 (4.76%) Middleware
8 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration

Agile Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Change Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Product Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum Master
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Change Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
2 13 (61.90%) User Stories
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (14.29%) Service Design
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) API Design
8 1 (4.76%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Capita